|Full name||Laura Natalie Siegemund|
|Born||4 March 1988|
Filderstadt, West Germany
|Height||1.68 m (5 ft 6 in)|
|Plays||Right-handed (two-handed backhand)|
|Career record||503-331 (60.3%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 27 (29 August 2016)|
|Current ranking||No. 58 (10 May 2021)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2016)|
|French Open||QF (2020)|
|US Open||3R (2016)|
|Olympic Games||QF (2016)|
|Career record||246-156 (61.2%)|
|Highest ranking||No. 33 (14 September 2020)|
|Current ranking||No. 34 (10 May 2021)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|Australian Open||3R (2021)|
|French Open||3R (2016, 2019, 2021)|
|US Open||W (2020)|
|Other doubles tournaments|
|Olympic Games||1R (2016)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|Australian Open||1R (2017, 2021)|
|French Open||1R (2021)|
|US Open||W (2016)|
|Fed Cup||1R (2017, 2019)|
|Last updated on: 10 May 2021.|
She has won two singles and six doubles titles (including the 2020 US Open) on the WTA Tour, as well as 12 singles and 20 doubles titles on the ITF Circuit. On 29 August 2016, she reached her best singles ranking of world No. 27, and on 14 September 2020, she peaked at No. 33 in the doubles rankings.
Siegemund was born to parents Harro (an engineer) and Brigitta Siegemund. She has two siblings. She was introduced to tennis by her family at age three. Siegemund lived in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia from age four to seven and in Jakarta, Indonesia from nine to ten. She is fluent in German, English, and French, and in 2016, she completed her bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Hagen. Her tennis idol growing up was Steffi Graf.
In 2002, Siegemund played her first events on the ITF Circuit. The following year, she contested her first WTA qualifying in Leipzig, Germany.
In 2004, she continued playing on ITF tournaments, and won her first ITF doubles title in 2005 in Darmstadt, Germany, and her first ITF singles title in 2006 in Lagos, Nigeria; and in that year also three other ITF doubles titles, but fell in WTA singles qualifying twice.
In 2007, she won one ITF doubles title, but fell in WTA singles qualifying once. She won three ITF doubles titles in 2008 and two ITF doubles titles in 2009, but fell in WTA singles qualifying at the US Open.
In 2010, she played her first WTA Tour main draw at the Swedish Open, falling in the first round as a qualifier. She also won four doubles titles on the ITF Circuit, but fell in WTA tournament singles qualifying once.
She won one ITF singles title in 2011, but fell in WTA singles qualifying nine times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open). In 2012, she won three singles titles and one doubles title on the ITF Circuit.
In 2013, she won three singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit, but fell in WTA singles qualifying once (again US Open).
In 2014, she won her first main-draw match on the WTA Tour at the Swedish Open in Båstad, defeating Yaroslava Shvedova in the first round. She won two singles titles and two doubles titles on ITF Circuit, but fell in the first round once and in WTA singles qualifying four times (incl. Roland Garros, Wimbledon, US Open).
Siegemund got to the top 100 in the WTA ranking (finishing No. 90).
She reached the quarterfinals at the WTA Tour twice in Florianópolis, Brazil and in Kockelscheuer, Luxembourg. She reached the second round once; fell in the first round four times (incl. Wimbledon and US Open) and in qualifying five times (incl. the other two majors).
She won three WTA doubles titles and also won one singles and one doubles title on ITF Circuit.
In Wimbledon, she reached her first Grand Slam main draw after exiting ten times in the qualification rounds.
In April, she made an upset by reaching the final as a qualifier in Stuttgart, losing to compatriot and defending champion Angelique Kerber. On her way to this success she beat three top-10 players in a row (Simona Halep, Roberta Vinci and Agnieszka Radwa?ska), all of them in straight sets.
She got to the quarterfinals at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
After winning only one of nine matches on hardcourt, Siegemund started the clay-court season by reaching the semifinals of the Charleston Open.
Siegemund made her return to the WTA Tour in April at the Charleston Open. She lost in the second round to tenth seed Naomi Osaka. At the Ladies Open Lugano, Siegemund retired during her first-round match against Kathinka von Deichmann. Siegemund received a wildcard to compete at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix as the defending champion. In the first round, she beat Barbora Strýcová. She was defeated in round two by eventual finalist CoCo Vandeweghe.
Siegemund began the season at the Auckland Open. She reached the quarterfinal where she lost to top seed and eventual champion, Serena Williams. At the Australian Open, Siegemund was defeated in the second round by second seed Karolína Plí?ková.
Playing for Germany in the Fed Cup tie against Brazil, Siegemund won both of her rubbers beating Teliana Pereira and Gabriela Cé. Those wins helped Germany win the tie 4-0 to advance to the Fed Cup Finals. Coming through qualifying at the Qatar Open, Siegemund made it to the second round where she lost to top seed Ashleigh Barty. Seeded fifth at the Indian Wells Challenger, Siegemund reached the quarterfinal where she was defeated by Vera Zvonareva.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the tennis season was put on halt until August.
Siegemund returned to action in August at the Internazionali Femminili di Palermo. She lost in the second round to fourth seed and eventual finalist, Anett Kontaveit. Competing in the Czech Republic at the Prague Open, Siegemund was defeated in the second round by Sara Sorribes Tormo. Playing one tournament before the US Open, the Western & Southern Open, Siegemund got through qualifying and reached the second round where she lost to fellow qualifier Vera Zvonareva. At the US Open, Siegemund was defeated in the first round by 16th seed Elise Mertens. However, in doubles, she and Vera Zvonareva won the title beating Nicole Melichar/Xu Yifan in the final.
Siegemund ended the year ranked 50 in singles and 41 in doubles.
Siegemund started the year by playing at the first edition of the Abu Dhabi Open. She lost in the first round to Kirsten Flipkens. Seeded sixteenth at the first edition of the Gippsland Trophy, Siegemund reached the third round where she was defeated by top seed Simona Halep. At the Australian Open, Siegemund lost in the first round to tenth seed Serena Williams. At the Adelaide International, she was defeated in the first round by seventh seed Yulia Putintseva.
Getting past qualifying at the Qatar Open, Siegemund made it to the second round where she lost to eighth seed and two-time champion Victoria Azarenka. In Dubai at the Dubai Championships, Siegemund was defeated in round one by Anastasia Potapova.
|Win||2020||US Open||Hard||Vera Zvonareva|| Nicole Melichar
|Win||2016||US Open||Hard||Mate Pavi?|| CoCo Vandeweghe